In addition to boiled crawfish prepared with Deanie’s signature Creole seasonings, fest goers can enjoy a variety of crawfish dishes made famous by Deanie’s Seafood such as Fried Crawfish Tails, Crawfish Balls, and Crawfish Nachos. Read more…
Free entertainment for all ages featuring live bands, crawfish eating contests, kids games and activities, and photos and hugs from Deanie’s mascot, Pincher, the crawfish.
Win a complimentary crawfish boil for 20 people! Register to compete in this year’s Pinch A Palooza Crawfish Eating Contest. The contest will feature two “heats” of individuals battling to be Deanie’s Pinch A Palooza Crawfish Eating Champion! Read more…
Now in its 10th year, Pinch A Palooza is a crawfish and music festival and a philanthropic event that supports and raises awareness of local charitable causes and organizations through Deanie’s Seafood’s Bucktown Philanthropic Trust. Read more…
PINCH A PALOOZA FESTIVAL 2019
Noon to 7 PM, Sun., April 7
Pinch A Palooza Festival & Crawfish Eating Contest is New Orleans’ BEST family friendly crawfish and music festival!
Featuring live local music, our 10th-annual crawfish eating contest, and loads of delicious Deanie’s boiled crawfish, crawfish specialities and cool beverages, you’re going to want to join us for our Pinch A Palooza Festival & Crawfish Eating Contest at Deanie’s on Lake Avenue in Bucktown. A $1 donation to The Good Shepherd School will get you in the gates for the day’s festivities.
Pinch A Palooza Festival offers crawfish races, face-painting and inflatables for the kids to enjoy, the Pinch A Palooza Crawfish Eating Contest, great music and Deanie’s signature crawfish specialties. Plus, “The Magic Feet from Lafitte,” The 689 Swampers, will get down and deliver a fun dance performance that will bring a smile to your face!
The fun takes place at our original seafood market and restaurant in Bucktown, located at 1713 Lake Ave. on Old Hammond Highway in Metairie.
Health Benefits of Crawfish
Crawfish are a low-fat source of protein, essential vitamins and minerals. About half the calories of roasted chicken breast, a 3-ounce serving of crawfish contains 70 calories.